Police appeal for information after ten and fourteen year old boys arrested for criminal damage in Pleasley

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Residents of Pleasley woke up to find that vandals had been on a spray-painting spree overnight, daubing offensive words on cars, bus stops and even soomeone’s home.

One resident said he felt sick disgusted and ashamed due to the fact that they have young children who live next door.

Police told the residents of the house thay somebody would get in contact with them, which they now have done.

Police said: “Two boys have been arrested on suspicion of causing criminal damage after a number of cars were sprayed with graffiti. A number of offensive words and images were sprayed on cars in Pleasley yesterday evening and reported to police last night.”

“Today, our officers arrested two boys, aged ten and fourteen, in connection with the damage.

The damage took place in and around the Booth Avenue area.

We now want to hear from anyone who has had their vehicle or property sprayed but has not yet reported it to police.

We would also like to hear from anyone who witnessed suspicious activity in the area last night or may have CCTV footage of graffiti being sprayed.

If you have any information which may assist with our enquiries, please get in touch using one of the following non-emergency contact methods.

Please quote the reference number 18000313987 in any correspondence.

Facebook – send a private message to /DerbyshireConstabulary

Twitter – direct message the contact centre on @DerPolContact

Website – complete the online contact form www.derbyshire.police.uk/Contact-Us.

Phone – call 101.

You can also call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Please note in the event of an emergency you should always call 999.